Land Use Management
Division of Land Use Regulation

Notice of Rule Proposal
Coastal Zone Management rules, N.J.A.C. 7:7E

Public Notice
Take notice that the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is proposing amendments to the Coastal Zone Management (CZM) rules which will include amending: the Bay Island rule (N.J.A.C. 7:7E-3.21), to exclude Bader Field in Atlantic City; the Filled Waters Edge Rule (N.J.A.C. 7:7E-3.23), to allow future development of Bader Field to incorporate a public access walkway to meet the requirements of the rule; and the Atlantic City rule (N.J.A.C. 7:7-3.49, to update the list of the street-ends which are protected from development.  In addition, the Department is proposing to amend the Traffic rule (N.J.A.C. 7:7E-8.14) to allow residential development within one-half mile of a beach or dune, containing units that are 650 square feet or less, to provide a minimum of one parking space per unit.

The proposal is scheduled to be published in the January 20, 2009, New Jersey Register. The proposal can be viewed or downloaded(PDF) on the Department’s rules and regulations webpage. A copy of the proposal is also available by e-mailing patricia.cluelow@dep.state.nj.us or by calling the Department at (609) 777-0454. Be advised that there may be a fee for obtaining a copy of the proposal from some sources.

A public hearing concerning the proposal is scheduled as follows:

Thursday, February 19, 2009, at 1:00 P.M.
City Council Chambers
City of Atlantic City
1301 Bacharach Blvd.
Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401

Written comments may be submitted by March 20, 2009 to:

NJ Department of Environmental Protection
Gary Brower, Esq.
ATTN: DEP Docket No. 22-08-12/699
Office of Legal Affairs
P.O. Box 402
Trenton, NJ 08625